Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Industrial Hygienist 4
Employee Type: CS-Classified Staff
Position Number: 73363
Work Location: Pullman
Summary of Duties: Environmental Health and Safety seeks an Industrial Hygienist 4 to serve as a supervisor and administrator of three programs for WSU including:
A comprehensive respiratory protection program (RPP),
A comprehensive agricultural safety program (ASP),
A comprehensive WSU Research, Extension & other WSU Centers (REC) EHS Program.
The IH4 utilizes and provides a high level of technical skill, knowledge and expertise to research, review and analyze regulations, data, industry trends, and state of the art technology to administer the RPP, ASP and RECEHS programs for WSU.
Required Qualifications: Five (5) years experience as a DOSH Industrial Hygienist (IH), of which two (2) years must be at the IH 3 level; OR a Bachelors degree involving major study in occupational safety and/or health, industrial hygiene, chemistry, physics, chemical, mechanical or sanitary engineering, environmental science, nursing, medicine, biology, or related field AND five (5) years of professional experience as an IH or environmental professional, in the field, or in governmental enforcement, or program implementation activities of industrial hygiene programs, including at least three (3) years of experience as an IH or equivalent. A Masters degree involving major study in industrial hygiene or related field can be substituted for one (1) year of industrial hygiene or related field experience. Must possess a valid drivers license.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus. With a new President (Dr. Kirk Schulz began as the University’s 11th president in June 2016) and a new Vice President of Finance and Administration (Stacy Pearson started in March 2017); the University community is energized and excited.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carne...gie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with its Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.